With just two weeks until the end of the regular season, it looks like the top 4 have been found with University Blues having one hand on the minor premiership. The Manurewa Raiders are still in with a slim mathematical chance of making the finals with 2 victories from their last 2 games.
Results from round 8:
The Magpies make it 2 from 2 at Parrs Park, downing the Mt Roskill Saints by 44 points in a great afternoon of football. NZ Hawks superstar Shane Leat put the icing on the cake with a “60m” goal after the siren had sounded.
Waitakere Magpies: 13.11: 89
Mt Roskill Saints: 7.3: 45
In the North v South battle, the Tigers were too strong at home, edging the Raiders with a comfortable (on the scoreboard anyway) 40 point victory. Manurewa will be looking to regather some of their great mid-season form, to finish the season strong and get revenge against the Mt Roskill Saints for their narrow loss in Round 5.
North Shore Tigers: 10.14: 74
Manurewa Raiders: 5.4: 34
A hot day in Wellington over the weekend meant that great footy was played by all teams. The North City Demons got one over the Hutt Valley Eagles by finishing off strong in the last quarter. NZ Hawks rep’s Alex Awatere, Sam Green and Sam McKenzie all having strong games.
In the second game of the day, the Eastern Bulldogs were too strong for the Wellington City Saints taking the victory by 7 goals.
North City Demons: 10.10: 70
Hutt Valley Eagles 6. 5: 41
Demons: Alex Awatere 3, Greg Wilks 2, Sam Green 2, Lewis Gill, Kieran Houlker, Sam McKenzie
Eagles: James Kusel 2, Sofa Sola 2, Rhylee Ioane-Fidow 2
Eastern Bulldogs: 10.12: 72
Wellington City Saints: 4.4: 28